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Had MRI after lumbar puncture due to pain. No leak/hematoma. Bulging disc, tears, cysts. No pain/symptoms before puncture, did it cause/irritate this?

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Dr. Cathleen London
Family Medicine
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In brief: Probably

The epidural needle goes through an area that is sensitive and can irritate the nerves in your spinal cord as well.
Should resolve.

In brief: Probably

The epidural needle goes through an area that is sensitive and can irritate the nerves in your spinal cord as well.
Should resolve.
Dr. Cathleen London
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